Tag: Africa

Gov. Wike gives Rivers United players $20,000 each for winning the NPFL

Rivers United players received $20,000 each from Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike as a reward for winning the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) championship in the 2021–2022 season. Wike made the announcement at a lavish reception held for the team on Thursday in Port Harcourt. The Port Harcourt Dwellers claimed the championship for the first […]

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Alex Song admits he was a money waster at Arsenal

Former Arsenal defender and La Liga winner with Barcelona Alex Song is still playing Champions League football but this time with Arta Solar in Africa. The midfielder got many football fans surprised when he joined the ambitious Djibouti team in November 2020. However, the team also includes several other players who have previously played in […]

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Paul Pogba visits his ancestral home Guinea amid transfer saga

Manchester United player Paul Pogba was given a warm welcome on Tuesday morning, June 21, 2022, as he traveled to his ancestral home Guinea to enjoy part of his summer break. Thousands of Guineans stormed the streets to welcome the World Cup winner, a midfielder for France with strong ties to the African country. The […]

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino Has Been Slammed For His Remarks Against African Migrants

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has been chastised for making statements about African migrants drowning at sea while discussing football calendar adjustments. The governing body of football in the world has proposed proposals that include hosting a World Cup every two years. Infantino claims that more regular World Cups can help give some countries optimism, although […]

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2023 AFCON will take place in Côte d’Ivoire

The 34th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (2023 AFCON) will take place in Côte d’Ivoire according to a release from the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Unlike the 33rd edition of the tournament which started on January 9, 2022, in Cameroon, the next edition will commence on June 23 and end on July […]

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Africa Cup of Nations: Clubs in Europe want to meet with FIFA over fear of omicron

Clubs in Europe are seeking to meet with the world football governing body, FIFA, over the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations football tournament. The clubs are raising concerns over the safety of players amidst the rising cases of the omicron variant of Covid-19 which has been reported in several countries especially in Southern Africa. The […]

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